[syn: unintelligent, stupid]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Stupid \Stu"pid\, a. [L. stupidus, fr. stupere to be stupefied:
cf. F. stupide.]
1. Very dull; insensible; senseless; wanting in
understanding; heavy; sluggish; in a state of stupor; --
said of persons.
O that men . . . should be so stupid grown . . .
As to forsake the living God! --Milton.
With wild surprise,
A moment stupid, motionless he stood. --Thomson.
2. Resulting from, or evincing, stupidity; formed without
skill or genius; dull; heavy; -- said of things.
Observe what loads of stupid rhymes
Oppress us in corrupted times. --Swift.
Syn: Simple; insensible; sluggish; senseless; doltish;
sottish; dull; heavy; clodpated. -- Stu"pid*ly, adv.
-- Stu"pid*ness, n.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: lacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity [ant:
2: in a state of mental numbness especially as resulting from
shock; "he had a dazed expression on his face"; "lay
semiconscious, stunned (or stupefied) by the blow"; "was
stupid from fatigue" [syn: dazed, stunned, stupefied,
3: lacking intelligence; "a dull job with lazy and unintelligent
co-workers" [syn: unintelligent, stupid] [ant:
n 1: a person who is not very bright; "The economy, stupid!"
[syn: stupid, stupid person, stupe, dullard,
dolt, pudding head, pudden-head, poor fish,
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
179 Moby Thesaurus words for "stupid":
Boeotian, absurd, addled, apish, asinine, backward, balmy, barmy,
batty, beef-brained, beef-witted, beetleheaded, befooled, beguiled,
besotted, blear-eyed, blear-witted, block, blockheaded, blockish,
boneheaded, bootless, boring, bovine, brainless, brute, brutish,
buffoonish, chuckleheaded, chumpish, clod, cloddish, cockamamie,
cockeyed, cowish, crass, crazy, credulous, cretinous, cuckoo,
daffy, daft, dazed, dense, dim, dim-witted, dimwit, dizzy, dolt,
doltish, donkey, dope, dopey, doting, dozy, dull, dull-witted,
dullard, dullhead, dumb, dumb cluck, dumbbell, dummkopf, dummy,
dunce, duncical, duncish, empty-headed, fat, fatheaded, fatuitous,
fatuous, flaky, fond, fool, foolhardy, foolheaded, foolish,
frivolous, fuddled, futile, gaga, goofy, goosey, gowk, gross,
gulled, half-assed, half-baked, half-witted, ho-hum, humdrum,
idiot, idiotic, ignoramus, ill-advised, imbecile, imbecilic, inane,
ineducable, inept, infatuated, insane, insipid, irrational,
irresponsible, jerky, jobbernowl, klutzy, kooky, lackwit,
lamebrain, laughable, lightweight, looby, loon, loony, ludicrous,
lumbering, lumpish, mad, maudlin, mindless, monotonous, moron,
moronic, niais, nincompoop, ninny, ninnyhammer, nitwit, noddy,
nonsensical, numskulled, nutty, oafish, obtuse, opaque, pinhead,
prosaic, put, retarded, ridiculous, risible, sappy, scatterbrained,
screwy, senseless, sentimental, silly, simple, simpleton, slow,
slow-witted, sluggish, sottish, stolid, subnormal, tedious, thick,
thick-witted, thickheaded, thickwit, thoughtless, tiresome, torpid,
unimaginative, uninspired, unintelligent, uninteresting,
unteachable, vacuous, vapid, wacky, weak-minded, wet, witless,